End of the HIV epidemics - how far are we?
This annual prize lecture series has been running for 18 years and within this time has become the pre-eminent series on contemporary science in Europe. The whole event, which provides an opportunity to debate and celebrate important scientific advancements, has always been very stimulating and hugely enjoyable.
This year the Prize Lecture will be given by Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi. Professor Barré-Sinoussi is an eminent virologist and director of the Regulation of Retroviral Infections Division at the Institut Pasteur in Paris.
She has been involved in retrovirology research since the early 1970s and in 1983, she was the lead author of a paper published in Science that identified a new human retrovirus, later named HIV.
She is author and co-author of more than 280 original publications. For more than three decades she has been internationally recognized for the huge contribution she has made to HIV/AIDS research. Throughout her career, she received dozens of national or international awards, including the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2008.
In February 2009 she was elected member of the National Academy of Science and elevated at the rank of Commander of the Legion of Honor in France.
Programme: 5.15pm for 5.30pm
Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
Lecture Theatre 1
Gower Street, WC1E 6BT
Following the lecture there will be a reception in the North Cloisters, UCL Main Campus.
To book, please click the "Register" button and follow the online instructions.
Places are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Please note this event will be filmed